Archived News (2016)

Herkimer Alum Turns Professional Athlete

Herkimer Generals former track & field athlete Craig Peterson returns to his alma mater to pay it forward for current Herkimer College students to learn from his story.

Simmons and Clayton earn All-American honors at nationals

HOLYOKE, MA – Competing in 15 total events, along with two heptathlon competitors, the Herkimer Generals track & field program build on their impressive regional performance, capturing 11th place each at the two-day outdoor national championship at Holyoke Community College.

Shirley Region III Female Athlete of the Week

HERKIMER, NY – Herkimer Generals Shannon Shirley won three individual Region 3 championships and helped the women’s track & field program to their sixth team championship at SUNY Delhi on Saturday.

Simmons Region III Male Athlete of the Week

HERKIMER, NY – Herkimer Generals Christopher Simmons placed first in six events at the Region 3 Championship this past Saturday (4/30) at SUNY Delhi, helping the men’s track & field program to second place overall.

Wiliams signs with Houston Texans of NFL

HERKIMER, NY – After going undrafted in the 2016 National Football League (NFL) Draft, former Herkimer General Wendall Williams signed a contract Saturday with the Houston Texans, one of 16 free agents to get a deal done with the team.

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